Hospitality Inn Port Hedland
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Staff and Meals, and accommodation very good. The Motel is very clean and tidy, and the staff were very helpful.
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... 7 nights then 7 off. They do 19 loads each per 12 hours shift. For every 7 trucks that go out of the mine, there is a golf ball size amount of gold. We stood at the lookout and could not see people at the bottom of the mine unless we used binoculars - amazing.
We headed north and then off the highway to a little town called Koonkynie. I had read a book written by Max Anderson who had gone here in 2002 to search for gold and ...
... the private road which we had to get the permit for. This part of the road is 200kms linking to the Millstream- Chichester National park road. The maximum speed trucks and us towing can travel down this road is 60km an hour, so road takes us just over 4hours with a stop for lunch and cuppa, 4 wheel cars can travel maximum 80km.
In this time we have 10 empty trains pass us going back to ...
... eye could see.
Due to the ever increasing variety of animals along the road there was a need to further modify the shoo cow to accommodate a previously discarded flux capacitor (according to Frog) which was rewired and fitted to the Honda. There were many wallabies around ...
So here we are in Port Hedland. There is one excursion available. A one-hour tour of the world's largest iron ore mine for $70. Other than that we can go into 'town’ and buy crafts from the miners’ wives. I think we’ll be skipping that too. This is a working port with at least six ships being loaded now (so you can’t just wander around), and there are dozens more ships waiting offshore. It’s fascinating ...
... watch as they glide past to their berth. During the early days of Port Hedland the port was used by the pearl luggers and it was not until the early 1960's with the development of iron ore deposits throughout the Pilbara that Port Hedland's population grew from 1,200 people to 18,000 which is what it is today.
Since leaving Broome there has not been a decent supermarket so it was off to the local Woolworth's after the footy to replenish ...